TASS, May 6. China’s women’s table tennis team won gold medals at the World Team Championships, which is held in the Swedish Halmstad.
In the finals, the Chinese team defeated the Japanese national team with a score of 3-1. Team China for the 21st time was the winner of the team world championship.
Bronze medals were shared by the national team of Hong Kong and the combined team of Korea, consisting of athletes from North Korea and South Korea. In the quarterfinals of the tournament teams of the DPRK and South Korea had to play with each other, but it was decided to continue the performance with a single team. Medals of the championship will be given to all nine sportswomen, and at the awarding ceremony the flags of both countries will be raised.
Women’s national team of Russia in the composition of Yana Noskova, Polina Mikhailova, Maria Taylakova, Valery Shcherbatykh and Anastasia Kolish lost in the 1/8 finals to the team of the DPRK.
The World Cup will end on May 6.